Chris Leak has only been with the Montreal Alouettes for a few days, but Number 12 seems much more comfortable with the Als than the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. On Monday, he was still explaining why a college player of his caliber has become a nomad on the football landscape.
"We all have different stories," said Leak, who was quickly signed by Montreal after his Hamilton sojourn ended, and received clearance to start practising this weekend, after recovering from a shoulder injury.
"It's just the game of life and ball. That's how the game is," he continued. "There's always high expectations coming out of college, especially when you play at
and win a national title. But that's how the NFL draft goes. Teams have different needs. Florida
"I'm excited to be in
As was the case with
Leak’s mistake was not waiting to get in the CFL. It was being conned into believing the AAFL was a legitimate enterprise. You could make the case that the time Leak spent hoping that league would get off the ground actually hurt him.
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